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English verb: persevere

1. persevere (change) be persistent, refuse to stop


SamplesHe persisted to call me every night.
The child persisted and kept asking questions.


Synonymshang in, hang on, hold on, persist


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)bear on, carry on, continue, preserve, uphold


Narrower (hyponym)ask for it, ask for trouble, follow, obstinate, plug, plug away, stick to, stick with









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